Field Report #301 May 1, 2008

Comprehensive bill expands support for disabled veterans, job training, and provides historic Filipino veterans equity.

Enlistment Waiver Policy Works Well
Every Monday night at 8 p.m. a group of Army wives gathers to hear news, relationship advice, parenting tips and deployment support, but this isn't your traditional readiness or support group.

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended
Operation Homefront has extended the deadline for those interested in one of 25 American Patriot Freedom Scholarships the group offers to children of military families for tuition and other education-related expenses.

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Country music star Toby Keith visited and performed for troops on Victory Base Complex April 25 and 26 as part of his sixth United Service Organizations tour.

Returning from combat in Iraq or Afghanistan with a disability certainly brings with it a number of challenges, but for one soldier, a great aid to his successful recovery was the easy transition he made into the civilian job market.

When 20 recruits gathered yesterday at the Baltimore Military Entrance Processing Station to sign their enlistment contracts, none needed a pen.

Military Working Dog Retires
A 2-year-old military working dog, whose master was killed in action in Afghanistan earlier this year, found comfort in a new home Friday.

  • Allowing More Convicts To Enlist
  • Dems Push Vote on Filipino Vets Bill
  • Controversial Student Flag Project
  • Iran Trying to Undermine Al Qaeda?
  • New Bill Is GOP's Version of GI Bill

  • Seriously thinking about blue to green
  • Weapons 4 Zimbabwe
  • Heavy machine guns
  • my son hero
  • FRG

  • 30 yr Fixed Rate $200k loan for $1,135/month